Mary Rose (Rexing) Ambrose, 79, of Haubstadt, went to her heavenly home Monday, March 4, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.


Mary Rose was born in Vanderburgh County, Indiana on August 31, 1933 to the late Raymond and Regina Lucille (Wilm) Rexing.


She attended Reitz High School and worked at Fendrich Cigar Co. and in the Camera and Jewelry Dept. at K-Mart. Mary Rose was a member of the Daughter's of Isabella and the Alters Society. She enjoyed playing clabber in local leagues and quilting with the Labor of Love Quilters at Sts. Peter and Paul Church where she was also a faithful member. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. 

Mary Rose is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Kenny) Allen of Haubstadt, IN; sons, Tom (Joanie) Ambrose of Haubstadt, IN and Jeff (Pamela) Ambrose of Darmstadt, IN; grandchildren, Stacy Ambrose Tweddell, Christy Ambrose Allen, Becky Ambrose, Tony Ambrose, Mary Ruedlinger Karges, Jacob Ruedlinger, Nick Ambrose, Chris Ambrose and Dylan Ambrose; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Karges and Evelynn Rose Karges; sisters, Wilma (Todd) Kain of Evansville, IN and Elgene (Bob) Beckerle of Potomac, Maryland; and by her brother, Ray Rexing of Haubstadt, IN.

Mary Rose is preceded in death by her husband,
Alton "Smoky" Ambrose in 2008; her parents; and by her brother, Earl Rexing

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at
11:00 AM on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 211 N. Vine St., Haubstadt, IN 47639 with Father Tony Ernst, Father Brian Emmick, Father Paul Ferguson and Father Kenneth Betz celebrating. Burial will follow at the Sts. Peter and Paul Church Cemetery

Friends may visit from
2:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711 and again from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM at the church on Friday. A rosary will be held at 10:30 AM Friday at the church preceding Mass.